Enterprise Integration Architect (f/m/d)

April 24, 2023
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Job Description

Essity is seeking to accelerate its use of technology integration both internally and externally. Internally, there are large opportunities to better manage integrations that support Master Data, Transactional Data and Content and enable better use of Analytics, Big Data, IoT and Social capabilities to achieve the strategic priorities of profitable growth, innovation and efficiency. Externally, Essity will significantly increase the use of technology integration to engage, sell to and service the end consumer of our products.

To strengthen our capabilities in the Enterprise Architecture domain, we are searching for an Integration Architect to support program related increases in demand.

About the Role

An Enterprise Integration Architect is an experienced leader that is responsible for the Integration Architecture Strategy and drives the conceptual and logical integration designs across the Enterprise.

They ensure that integration architecture designs, their quality and its governance are developed and disseminated for use in execution. The primary objective is to drive technology integration standardization and simplification that enables Essity to have fully integrated, quality solutions in the IT landscape. The Enterprise Integration Architect is a part of the Enterprise Architecture network.

This role can operate out of various locations near an Essity office.

We’re looking for people who embody our values, aren’t afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We’re always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we’d love to talk.

What You Will Do

  • Must be able to design quality APIs in a way that makes their purpose clear to potential users, and they must create consistency across the API portfolio with an offering that is secure and maintainable as the corresponding application portfolio evolves.
  • Should define the API’s features, as well as its expected security setup, scalability and monetization. The API architect sets best practices, standards and metrics for API use.
  • Act as an evangelist for Enterprise Integration Architecture in Essity IT – keep up with latest integration architecture thinking and translate this into valuable change for Essity IT.
  • Input to the overall Essity IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture Roadmaps, from a technical Integration Architecture perspective.
  • Be responsible for the overall design and governance of Integration Architecture, ensuring it supports identified technology trends, such as analytics, cloud and social.
  • Lead the holistic development of the integration architecture capability through the Centre for Enablement (C4E), standards and principles as well as conceptual and logical models that enable efficient use of technical integration internally and externally and in alignment with the IT Strategy.
  • Advise stakeholders and other architects on the development of the integration strategy and designs that enable progress toward the future state.
  • Be overall responsible for the quality of Integration Reference Architectures.
  • Help business and IT to understand how integration architecture and its management enables profitable growth, innovation and efficiency.
  • Influence and support projects relating to Enterprise Architecture Integration.

Who You Are

  • University degree in computer science, management information systems, or related discipline.
  • 8 or more years of software development experience to the role, the majority of which comes from developing and managing extensible API-based applications or architecting web and mobile applications that rely on APIs.
  • Hands-on experience enabling APIs on Microsoft Azure, Mulesoft or similar platform.
  • In-depth experience in designing and implementing integration solutions for large enterprises.
  • Hands-on experience implementing integration architecture, including supporting integration platforms in the SAP and/or Microsoft space is preferred.
  • A “thought leader” outlook – helping people to deliver.
  • An ability to lead-and-influence; evangelism, diplomacy and persuasion are key skills.
  • Ability to work remotely with stakeholders, other architects, integration developers and service providers.
  • Fluent in English, both written and oral.
  • Good communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to travel.

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to translate strategic thinking to detailed design and effective approaches, a broad understanding of Technology Integration disciplines as well as a strong commercial understanding of where potential value opportunities exist through effective integration architecture.

What We Can Offer You

At Essity, we believe everyone’s learning and professional development is unique and want to empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.

Our diversity makes us strong and creates an inclusive, inviting and harmonious workplace where individuality is appreciated by everyone. For this reason, incoming applications are selected based on professional qualifications and working values regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual identity, nationality, disability or age.   

Collaborative and Inclusive Culture | Empowering & Engaged Leaders | Working with Powerful Purpose & Sustainable Impact | Learning and Growing in your Career | Supporting Well-being & Sustainable Working Life | Life-changing Innovations | Competitive Total rewards

Together, we are improving lives, every day.

Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.

Application End Date:

04 May 2023